We’re back for a new round of NYC Best Weekday Bets! Each day will feature a top pick in the areas of 1. fitness (active), 2. comedy, 3. culture, 4. film, 5. food + drink, 6. free, 7. music and 8. staying in (because let’s face it, sometimes you just want to not leave your couch). Tons happening this week ft. loads o’ spooky movies, Golden Girls B-B-B-B-BINGO (our GIF theme, duh) and more! Details:
Monday October 21
ACTIVE: Head to the William Vale for some major rooftop yoga vibes! Tickets to The Decomp will run you $35 each.
COMEDY: Swing by Union Hall to hang out w/ Melissa Stokoski, Karolena Theresa, Brian Bahe, Lizzie Martinez, Marie Faustin, Yedoye Travis and more at a new round of Star F*ckers: The LIBRA Edition! Tickets are $10 each. (You can ALSO pop by Littlefield for this week’s Butterboy ft. Ilana Glazer, Brooks Wheelan, Charles McBee and more! Tickets to that one are also $10.)
CULTURE: Mab Segrest will be at Bluestockings to read from her book (Memoir of a Race Traitor) and discuss her decades of experience as a white lesbian organizing against far-right movements in the South // $10 suggested donation!
FOOD + DRINK: Into beer ‘n oysters? Head to Fifth Hammer Brewing Co. for a $21 pairing!
FREE: Sean Patton, Dina Hashem, Alex English and Erica Spera will all be doing a free (w/ RSVP) comedy show at Bowery Electric tonight!
MUSIC: Got $81+? Get yourself to Barclays Center for TIDAL x Rock The Vote! Tons of performers INCLUDING (but certainly not limited to) Alicia Keys, Farruko, Becky G, G-Eazy, Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign, Doja Cat, French Montana and more!
STAY IN: We’ve got Wonder Woman on TNT, plus The Devil Wears Prada is on E!
Tuesday October 22
ACTIVE: Swing by Catland for a new round of Yoga for Witches! Tickets are $15.
COMEDY: Get to Union Hall for Together At Last w/ Spike Einbinder, Amy Zimmer, Ana Fabrega and Cole Escola! Tickets are just $8-$10 each.
CULTURE: Pace Gallery will host exhibition Calder: Small Sphere and Heavy Sphere ft. a FREE performance by Rue Bainbridge.
FOOD + DRINK: Sunnyside Restaurant Week kicks off today and runs through the 28th! Check out the full lineup here.
FREE: Get to Housing Works Bookstore Cafe for We Are Lost and Found w/ Helene Dunbar & Ron Goldberg! Free w/ RSVP!
MUSIC: Scope a $20 Beach Slang gig over at St. Vitus tonight!
STAY IN: Gremlins is on Syfy, and Guardians of the Galaxy is on FX!
Wednesday October 23
ACTIVE: Head to the Market Hotel for Body Music Therapy tonight! Tickets are $15, but it’s also noted that sliding scale is available.
COMEDY: There’s a new round of Ophira & Adira happening at Union Hall tonight! Ophira Eisenberg, Adira Amram, Matthew Holtzclaw, Joyelle Johnson and Becky Yamamoto will all perform, and tickets are $8-$10 each.
CULTURE: CLEARLY get to Housing Works Bookstore Cafe for Golden Girls Bingo! Tickets are $12 each.
FILM: WITCH TOWN DOT COM! Syndicated’s got $7 screenings of Practical Magic and The Craft tonight! Plus hit up Littlefield for Ten Bones Theatre Company’s presentation of Hocus Pocus Entirely From Memory! Tickets are $10-$12 a pop.
FOOD + DRINK: Catch Alison Roman at Books are Magic! She’ll be talking all about the laid-back recipes featured in Nothing Fancy w/ Greta Lee // the event is free and open to the public!
FREE: Archestratus will host New York & The Urban Crisis of Affluence: A Conversation with Author Kevin Baker and Emily Gallagher tonight, so be sure to swing by and learn a thing or two!
MUSIC: 110% catch a $20 Shura gig at Music Hall of Williamsburg!
STAY IN: Thor is on FX, Top Gun is on Spike and Halloween is on IFC!
Thursday October 24
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